Learning Objectives

11.1 Comprehend the difference between sex and gender, including the social creation of the latter.
11.2 Explain key historical and economic events that have shaped gender relations in the United States and globally.
11.3 Understand feminism as a social movement, including its varieties, concerns, achievements, and challenges.
11.4 Explain the main types of gender inequality and the social forces that create them.
11.5 Apply the concepts of assimilation and pluralism to women’s experiences as a minority group in the United States.